Here are Armidale Tourist Park’s FAQs. If there is still more we can help you with, or you would like to see some further information listed on our site, please feel free to contact us on 1800 355 578.
What are your prices?
Armidale Tourist Park has set prices for peak and off-peak rates giving you pricing transparency all year round. Check out our price list here. 2016 Price List.
What time is Armidale Tourist Park reception open?
Reception is open from 7.30am until 6pm daily. Please call 02 6772 6470 to speak to our office during these hours or 0417 455 501 to speak to an after hours manager.
Do you have a park map?
Yes we do, you can check it out by following the link below.
What time is Check-in/out?
Check in is 2pm. Check out is before 10am
What time are the recreational facilities open?
The Recreation room is open from 8am until 10pm. Please see reception during office hours to rent equipment.
What time is the Fitness Centre open, and is there a cost?
Fitness Centre: Fitness Centre is open from 8am until 10pm (earlier on request), and is open to Armidale Tourist Park guests only. Please see reception to organise a security card, a key deposit of $20 is required.
Is the pool heated?
The swimming pool is solar heated which just takes the chill off. The swimming pool is open until 10pm.
What is cooking facilities are provided in the cabins?
Cooking facilities (Pots, pans, cutlery, stove top, microwave, kettle, toaster, and fridge) are provided in each cabin.
Does the park have WIFI?
Armidale Tourist Park is connected to the NBN and offers high speed WIFI at competitive rates. Internet time can be purchased at reception, or online using your credit card.
If I depart early can I get a refund?
No refunds will be given for early departures.
Can I bring my pet to Armidale Tourist Park?
Pets are welcome on our campgrounds and in our dedicated ‘Pet-Friendly’ accommodation. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times, vaccinated and treated for fleas, and owners must clean up after their pets. A minimum fine of $150 is given to owners that ignore these policies.
Can I smoke in the cabins?
All cabins and common areas are strictly no- smoking areas. Smoking in any room will attract a minimum fee of $150 (excess fees apply if cabins require excess cleaning).
Is there free onsite parking?
A parking spot is allocated for each cabin. If you have more than 1 vehicle, or an oversized vehicle, please see reception to make arrangements. Please observe the 8kmp speed limit. We request that all roadways around the park are kept clear of parked vehicles and trailers.
Do the cabins have air-conditioning and heating?
All cabins are equipped with reverse cycle air-conditioners for cooling and heating. The controls are located on the wall. The air-conditioners run most efficiently at 22 degrees, however the temperature can be changed on the control.
Do you have laundries on the park?
There are three laundries on the park, located in each of the amenity blocks. If locked, please call reception on 02 6772 6470 to receive the code for entry. Each load is $4. Laundry Powder is available for purchase at reception.
Who should I call in an emergency?
In an emergency, dial 000 and request Fire, Police or Ambulance. If your emergency is regarding your accommodation, you can reach the office on 02 6772 6470 or 0417 455 501 after hours.
What’s the taxi number in Armidale?
Taxi 131 008
What’s the number for the Visitor’s Information Centre?
Visitor’s Information Centre 02 6770 3888
Are there any medical centres who take new clients?
There’s not many, we recommend you give West Armidale Medical Centre, 277 Rusden St Armidale a call on 02 6772 2933, alternatively you can visit emergency at 226 Rusden St.
Do you have the church times in Armidale?
Yes, the Armidale Church times are listed below:
St Peters Anglican Cathedral – Cnr Rusden & Dangar St 02 6772 2269 Session times – Sun 7.30am, 9.30am, 6pm; Wed 10am
Armidale Uniting Church – 114 Rusden St 02 6772 3233 Session times – Sun 8am, 9.30am, 7pm
Saints Mary & Joseph Catholic Cathedral – 132 Dangar St 02 6772 2218 Session times – Sun 6pm; 1st Friday 6.15pm; Wed 7am
Armidale Baptist Church – 124 Jessie St 02 6772 3316 Session times – Sun 9.30am, 6.00pm
St Paul’s Presbyterian Church – 137 Faulkner St 02 6772 3093 Session times – 9.30am, 7pm
Armidale City Church – 68A Markham St 02 6771 4162 Session times – Sun 10am
Armidale Seven Day Adventist – 67-69 Erskine St 02 6772 3261 Session times – Sat 11.30am
What’s your recommendation for eating out in Armidale?
If you feel like getting out exploring the nightlife, making sure you check out the Armidale Live facebook page and website www.armidalelive.com.
If in doubt, you’ll always find something going on at the Downstairs Bar at The Red Grapevine, and the guys down at Welder’s Dog will be more than happy to pour you a craft beer and tell you about their latest whiskey or gin find. If you feel like a dance, check out The New England Hotel.
If you want to impress when you’re out for dinner, head to the Red Grapevine or the Powerhouse Tapas Bar & Azka Restaurant. Our favourite family pubs in town are The Armidale City Bowling Club and The Whitebull.
The Red Grapevine 113 Jessie St, Armidale 02 6772 2822
Welder’s Dog 120 Marsh St 0421 424 731
The New England Hotel 196 Beardy St 02 6711 1186
Powerhouse Tapas 31 Marsh St 02 6773 7200
Azka Restaurant 31 Marsh St 02 6773 7200
Armidale City Bowling Club 92-96 Dumaresq St 02 6772 5666
The Whitebull 117 Marsh St 02 6772 3833
The Wicklow 87 Marsh St 02 6772 2421
Ex-Servies 137 Dumaresq St 02 6776 0800
Coughin Gherkin 1/117 Beardy St 02 6771 4008
PJ Thai 130 Marsh St 0432 499 664
Mung Hing Chinese 236 Beardy St 02 6772 4432
What wineries should I go see?
The New England region is perfect for a day of driving through the countryside and checking out our many wineries and Breweries.
A great snapshot of our region is Scenic Drive 19, which takes you past Peterson’s winery, Dangars Falls, Gostwyck Chapel and into Uralla where you can check out the New England Brewery Company and Why Worry Wines. If you’ve got the time, head out to Dobson’s Distillery at Eastview Estate. With internationally acclaimed Whiskeys, Gins, and Wines, and an amazing chef, you won’t be disappointed, www.eastviewestate.com.
New England Brewing 19 Bridge St, Uralla 0433 875 209
Why Worry Wines 376 Kingston Rd, Uralla 02 6778 4147
Eastview Estate Kentucky 02 6778 7473
Peterson’s Winery Dangarsleigh Rd 02 6772 0422
Merilba Estate Kingstown Rd, Ualla 02 6778 9145
New England Art Museum 106-114 Kentucky St 02 6772 5255
What radio stations should I listen to in Armidale?
FM 100.3 – FM 100.3
2AD – AM 1134
Triple J – FM 101.1
Tune!FM (UNE radio) – FM 106.9